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The Volcano Explorer

Ken Sims explains why he works at Masaya, his interest in volcanoes worldwide, and what an oceanographer can learn from…

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Geologists Discover Signs of Volcanoes Blowing their Tops in the Deep Ocean

A WHOI research team has uncovered evidence of explosive volcanic eruptions deep beneath the ice-covered surface of the Arctic Ocean. Such violent eruptions of splintered, fragmented rock?known as pyroclastic deposits?were not thought possible at great ocean depths because of the intense weight and pressure of water and because of the composition of seafloor magma and rock.

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Jason versus the Volcano

WHOI expedition leader Will Sellers talks about the adventure of deep-sea research at an erupting underwater volcano. Originally published online…

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